Potential Failure Modes and Considerations for Reel-Lay Method of Installation

Potential Failure Modes and Considerations for Reel-Lay Method of Installation

Several methods exist for the installation of rigid subsea pipelines. Some of the better-known ones include: S-Lay, J-Lay, Reel Lay, Surface Tow, Below Surface Tow, Bottom Tow, Bottom Pull, Control Depth Tow Method, Horizontal Directional Drilling and Push-Pull Method. Of all the methods for pipeline installation, the Reel-Lay method is…

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Dr. Eng-Bin Ng has over four decades of experience in subsea pipeline design and installation and is an experienced and well-regarded industry professional. He has worked for Consultants, Contractors and Operators, and has held design, field, project and managerial appointments. He is a Chartered and Professional Engineer with qualifications in Engineering, Business and Law. He is also the author of the book “Subsea Rigid Pipelines – Methods of Installation”.

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